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    Turkey Has Become the New Front of ISIS’s War on the World
    Jun29

    Turkey Has Become the New Front of ISIS’s War on the World

    The bombs ripped through the busy airport terminal. Gunfire echoed. Hundreds of travelers and airport workers ran in terror while others dove for cover. Blood covered the floor as outside, screeching ambulances parted the crowd of stunned travellers. The gun and bomb attack on Istanbul’s Ataturk international airport on Tuesday could signal...

    Jean-Claude Juncker: I don’t care about bad press. And I’m not quitting!
    Jun29

    Jean-Claude Juncker: I don’t care about bad press. And I’m not quitting!

    Jean-Claude Juncker offered a sharp defense of his record during the Brexit campaign, rejecting calls for him to resign in the wake of a vote that could rob the European Union of one of its largest members and nearly one-fifth of its economy. Asked by POLITICO after Wednesday’s European summit for his response to critics, including the...

    Turks Step Up To Help The Injured And Stranded In Wake Of Istanbul Triple Suicide Bombing
    Jun29

    Turks Step Up To Help The Injured And Stranded In Wake Of Istanbul Triple Suicide Bombing

    ISTANBUL — It was 2 a.m. Wednesday, mere hours after the triple suicide bombing at Istanbul Ataturk Airport, when Hayati Kayan heard reports of taxi drivers overcharging tourists desperate to get away from the carnage. That’s when the young hotel owner decided he’d had enough. It was time to act.“I was so sad,” an exhausted...

    For pro-EU Ukraine, a chill wind blows with Brexit
    Jun29

    For pro-EU Ukraine, a chill wind blows with Brexit

    The crisis over Britain’s vote to leave the EU may worsens the prospects for joining a Europe already experiencing ‘Ukraine fatigue.’ …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Russia agrees to talks with NATO
    Jun29

    Russia agrees to talks with NATO

    Moscow has agreed to a Russia-NATO council after the alliance’s summit in Warsaw next month, French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault says, as both sides seek to defuse military tensions exacerbated by the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source:...

    Federer beats British qualifier Willis in straight sets
    Jun29

    Federer beats British qualifier Willis in straight sets

    LONDON (AP) — Roger Federer was not about to let this feel-good story spoil his own Wimbledon. The seven-time champion — perhaps the greatest player of all time — showed little mercy Wednesday against Marcus Willis, a 772nd-ranked British qualifier who had never won a tour-level match until this week and has captivated the home nation with his...

    To Leaders Wanting To Hold A Referendum: Think Twice
    Jun29

    To Leaders Wanting To Hold A Referendum: Think Twice

    CO-AUTHORED BY KELSEY SUTER The economic and social implications of Britain’s vote to leave the European Union are still playing out, but the political fallout has already begun: David Cameron has announced his resignation, and the Conservatives face a divisive leadership battle. To many, Cameron’s election pledge to hold a referendum...

    1st-round men’s doubles reduced to best-of-3
    Jun29

    1st-round men’s doubles reduced to best-of-3

    LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Wimbledon (all times local): 5:40 p.m. With rain playing havoc with the scheduling at Wimbledon, organizers have decided that first-round men’s doubles matches will be played over best-of-three sets, instead of best-of-five. — 4:40 p.m. Novak Djokovic won his 30th consecutive Grand Slam match, the third-longest...

    Russia Extends Food Imports Embargo to End-2017
    Jun29

    Russia Extends Food Imports Embargo to End-2017

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree extending the ban on food imports from EU member states and other western countries by 18 months. The restriction was introduced in the sumer of 2014, in response to economic sanctions imposed by Western states on Moscow over the developments in Ukraine. Signed on Wednesday and available online...

    41 perish in Istanbul airport terror attack
    Jun29

    41 perish in Istanbul airport terror attack

    Istanbul, Wednesday A triple suicide bombing at Istanbul’s international airport left 41 people dead, 13 of them foreign nationals, and 239 wounded, the city governor said in a statement. The governor’s office said 109 of the 239 wounded were discharged from hospital. It said 13 of the dead were foreigners. A Turkish official,...